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November 28
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris

Ardis Flenniken – Matadors Making a Difference Series
Thursday, Nov 23, 2023

Before 2023 concludes, California State University, Northridge wanted to share its gratitude for the thousands of CSUN staff — many of them working behind the scenes — who helps the university achieve its goals on campus. You may be familiar with their work, but now it’s time to meet them. CSUN...

CSUN Pays Tribute to Dia de Los Muertos Art

California State University Northridge’s Chicano House hosted its annual two-night celebration for Dia de los Muertos recently. Nov. 2 was Noche de Ofrendas (Night of Offerings), an evening of remembrance. Nov. 3, Dia de Les Muertes, was a night of celebration, culture and community. The holiday...

TMU Biblical Counseling Faculty Welcomes  Keith Palmer

By Luke Fitzgerald Keith Palmer was on track to fulfill his lifelong dream. Since childhood, Palmer had wanted to work for the space program at NASA, and he viewed his studies at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Arizona as the next step in achieving this goal. But then everything changed. “When...

Engineer Leaves NASA to Join TMU Faculty

By Luke Fitzgerald Phil Hamory had rarely set foot on campus at The Master’s University before he dropped off his daughter as a student. By then, he was already working his dream job as a NASA engineer. But as he observed TMU from a parent’s perspective, he realized the value of an education at the...

CSUN Developing Zero Cost Classes, Majors
Tuesday, Nov 21, 2023

California State University, Northridge has been working to develop zero-cost classes by eliminating the costs of course materials, an extension of a CSU-wide Affordable Learning $olutions initiative. The initiative is dictated by California wide-legislation, with a Cal State team on each campus leading...

CSUN’s CREA Scholars Program Celebrates Incoming Students
Monday, Nov 20, 2023

Thanks to the California State University, Northridge CREA Scholars Program, 20 incoming freshmen were welcomed to campus this fall with funds and resources allocated to help them achieve academic success. The scholarship program – for undergraduate students admitted to the Educational Opportunity...

Nov. 25: CSUN Hosting 38th Annual Powwow
Thursday, Nov 16, 2023

Photograph of Sam Sierra the Head Man selected for a past Annual CSUN Powwow. Samuel Sierra is a member of the Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo tribe from El Paso, Texas, and is half Filipino. Photo provided via CSUN Powwow Facebook. The 38th Annual CSUN Powwow will take place Nov. 25, to celebrate American Indian...

CSUN Director Named Appointee for Small Business Administration
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023

Tim Tiemann, managing director of California State University, Northridge’s Innovation Incubator. Tim Tiemann, managing director of California State University, Northridge’s Innovation Incubator, has been appointed to the United States Small Business Administration’s Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship...

CSUN Dean Says College Degree Still Holds Value
Monday, Nov 13, 2023

Yan Searcy, dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at California State University, Northridge. A college degree has the power to transform lives – from higher earnings to upward mobility in the job market – and for decades research showed that earning a degree is almost always worthwhile. However,...

Several CalArts Alum Nominated for 2024 Grammys

By Taya Zoormandan On Friday, Nov. 10, the Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 66th Grammy Awards, with several CalArtians among 98 genre-spanning categories. Up for Best Opera Recording is Black Lodge by Timur and the Dime Museum and featuring the Isaura String Quartet. The band is...

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Students at Castaic High School will enjoy an expanded music program, thanks to funding from California Credit Union through its Fall 2023 Teacher Grant program. Eugene Kim, a performing arts teacher at Castaic High School earned a $500 grant to help fund the band and color guard field show.
California Credit Union Awards Grant to Castaic High School Teacher
Help make a difference in the life of a child by donating a new, unwrapped toy at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station lobby anytime between Tuesday, Nov. 28 through Monday, Dec. 18.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Annual Toy Drive
Members of the Rotary Club of Santa Clarita Valley recently celebrated an annual tradition of delivering turkeys for the holiday season to those in need in the SCV.
SCV Rotary Club Delivers Holiday Turkeys
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station issued a warning for holiday season shoppers who have purchased goods online during CyberMonday sales to be aware their packages may be targeted by mail theives.
LASD Warns Consumers of Package Thefts
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
It came down to turnovers and made free throws.
Lady Mustangs Suffer Season’s First Loss
The Santa Clarita Public Library is thrilled to unveil its newly redesigned website, residing under the same domain - SantaClaritaLibrary.com.
City Unveils Upgrade to Public Library Website
No. 9 College of the Canyons was on the wrong end of a 5-0 result vs. No. 1 Chaffey College in the second of the 3C2A Southern California Regional playoffs on Tuesday, Nov. 21. 
Lady Cougars Trounced by Chaffey 0-5 in Playoffs
College of the Canyons ended its season with a 42-13 loss at Citrus College in the 2023 Western State Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 25.
Cougars’ Season Ends with Bowl Game Loss to Citrus
Big Chicken Valencia, a popular local eatery known for its delicious chicken sandwiches, is thrilled to announce its partnership with the Santa Clarita Boys and Girls Club for a special holiday toy drive.
Big Chicken, SCV Boys & Girls Club Partner for Holiday Toy Drive
Princess Cruises is gearing up for a momentous occasion one year from today as Caribbean Princess prepares to embark on its first-ever voyage from Port Canaveral, establishing a new homeport in the heart of Central Florida.
Princess Cruises Gearing Up for Port Canaveral Inaugural Voyage
Brace yourselves for an interstellar adventure at the 16th annual Family Literacy Festival, where imagination knows no bounds!
City Reminding Community of Family Literacy Festival Dec. 2
The Scenic Hills Singers will host a free Christmas concert at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Sunday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m.
Dec. 10: Scenic Hills Singers Free Christmas Concert
The Santa Clarita city council will hold a special meeting and a regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The council will first meet in a closed special meeting at 5 p.m. for the annual performance evaluation of City Manager Ken Striplin.
Nov. 28: City to Discuss Traffic Improvements at Henry Mayo
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of six productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 27 - Sunday, Dec. 3.
Six Productions Filming in SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the following Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.
Beach Water Advisory Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Wobblies logo
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society was awarded a $14,000 grant from the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture to help with marketing and reopening its facility after Covid closures.
SCV Historical Society Awarded $14,000 County Grant
The William S. Hart Union High School District has recognized La Mesa Junior High School and Golden Valley High School for increased attendance during the the first quarter of the school year which began in August.
Hart District Recognizes La Mesa, Golden Valley for Gold Star Attendance
The Master's University cross-country teams had a successful end to their season on Nov. 17 at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Cross-Country National Championships in Vancouver, Wash., with the women finishing second and the men finishing fourth.
TMU Women’s XC Place Second, Men Fourth, at National Championships
College of the Canyons cross country concluded its season on a high note with both teams running at the 3C2A State Championship meet on Saturday, Nov. 18, seeing the women's team finish 17th and the men's squad in 20th.
Canyons Cross Country Concludes Season at State Championship Meet
College of the Canyons football is returning to postseason play after accepting a bid to play in the Western State Bowl vs. Citrus College on Saturday, Nov. 25. Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. from Glendora.
Canyons, Citrus Set for Rematch in 2023 Western State Bowl